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Bill Requires National Anthem Before Games

Bill Requires National Anthem Before Games

Republican legislator’s bill mandates anthem played in all taxpayer-funded facilities in state.

GOP Spends Big on Appeals Court Race

GOP Spends Big on Appeals Court Race

Led by Republican fat cats Richard Uihlein, John Menard. Cost of state appeals court races up 700%.

Spindell Can Vote on Whether to Investigate Himself

Spindell Can Vote on Whether to Investigate Himself

Elections Commission member Robert Spindell one of 10 Republicans accused of election fraud.

How The Republican Party Lost Control

How The Republican Party Lost Control

Wisconsin was a hotbed for the far-right rebellion.

WEC Debates Removing Voters From Rolls

WEC Debates Removing Voters From Rolls

If a voter is flagged for possibly moving, should they be removed?

Controversy Over Thin Blue Line Flag

Controversy Over Thin Blue Line Flag

Pro-police flag adopted by white nationalists, used to attack officers at Capitol riot.

Wisconsin Billionaire Donated to QAnon Congresswoman

Wisconsin Billionaire Donated to QAnon Congresswoman

ABC Supply founder Diane Hendricks donated to campaign of conspiracy theorist.

Rittenhouse Bond Is Modified

Rittenhouse Bond Is Modified

18-year-old accused of Kenosha killings may not associate with white supremacists.

12% of State’s Law Enforcement Without Body or Dash Cameras

12% of State’s Law Enforcement Without Body or Dash Cameras

Kenosha DA said body cameras would have helped the Jacob Blake investigation.

Two Priests Blame Antifa for Capitol Riot

Two Priests Blame Antifa for Capitol Riot

In podcast, La Crosse and Cross Plains clergymen discuss need for violence to defend America.

Tiffany Condemned Capitol Mob But Attended Rally

Tiffany Condemned Capitol Mob But Attended Rally

Attended closed-door “Save the Republic” rally calling for ‘war', but won’t release transcript of his speech.

State Data Dashboard Tracks Vaccine Progress

State Data Dashboard Tracks Vaccine Progress

Department of Health Services’ data tracker reports progress immunizing people against COVID-19.

Rural Wisconsin Needs Government Help

Rural Wisconsin Needs Government Help

They supported Republicans again. Will rural residents get help they need?

Nursing Students Help With COVID-19 Care

Nursing Students Help With COVID-19 Care

UW System offers incentives for students to join the effort at hospitals and clinics.

State’s Sports Teams Hope For Comeback

State’s Sports Teams Hope For Comeback

More than 7,000 may have lost jobs due to partial shutdown of college and pro sports teams.

‘Our Institutions Held Strong’

‘Our Institutions Held Strong’

Wisconsin’s presidential electors, including Gov. Tony Evers, reflect on the historic vote they took.

Election Official Joins ‘Stop the Steal’ Rally

Election Official Joins ‘Stop the Steal’ Rally

Republican WEC member Robert Spindell speaks at MAGA event, says there may have been fraud.

Trump’s Lawsuits May Impact State

Trump’s Lawsuits May Impact State

Failing in court but increasing Wisconsin’s partisan divide and undermining legitimacy of its elections.

Local Leaders Call for Additional Federal COVID-19 Relief

Local Leaders Call for Additional Federal COVID-19 Relief

County Executive David Crowley said the county has had to be creative in the use of CARES Act money.

State Bar Increases Access to Legal Aid

State Bar Increases Access to Legal Aid

Website adds Pro Bono Portal to connect lawyers with those who need help.

Food Pantries Busy for Holidays

Food Pantries Busy for Holidays

Destitute people, need for food have exploded during pandemic.

State Officials Warn of Vaccine Trial Scams

State Officials Warn of Vaccine Trial Scams

Claiming to recruit participants for vaccine trials, they’ll request your personal information.

600 Law Enforcement Agencies Operate in Wisconsin

600 Law Enforcement Agencies Operate in Wisconsin

See how many law enforcement agencies operate where you live.

The 2020 War On Christmas?

The 2020 War On Christmas?

Evers announces ornaments for Capitol 'holiday' tree. Will Republicans convene to condemn this?

Turnout High in Rural Wisconsin

Turnout High in Rural Wisconsin

Some still loyal to Trump, some flip Democratic.

WI Supreme Court Sows Confusion After Declining Ballot Error Case

WI Supreme Court Sows Confusion After Declining Ballot Error Case

Outagamie and Calumet county election officials uncertain what to do with misprinted ballots

People of Color Could Disproportionately Lose Vote To Absentee Ballot Rejection

People of Color Could Disproportionately Lose Vote To Absentee Ballot Rejection

White voters are less likely to vote by mail in Wisconsin.

State Spends 15th Most on Police, Corrections

State Spends 15th Most on Police, Corrections

Heavily Democratic states spend bigger percentage of budget on this, study finds.

Climate Change Effects Already Harming Wisconsin

Climate Change Effects Already Harming Wisconsin

Increased flooding poses the risk of contaminating drinking water systems.

QAnon Spreads to Rural Wisconsin

QAnon Spreads to Rural Wisconsin

Its baseless theories about Democratic Satan worshippers creep into the state.

Voters and Election Officials Push Forward

Voters and Election Officials Push Forward

“Tremendous turnout.” State-wide more than 785,000 election ballots already turned in.

Grothman Is Top Trump Loyalist in Congress

Grothman Is Top Trump Loyalist in Congress

Wisconsin Republican voted with Trump 94% of time, ranking finds.

12,500 Held in County Jails Could Vote

12,500 Held in County Jails Could Vote

ACLU, League of Women Voters working to help these eligible state residents to vote.

Palzewicz Goes Progressive in Deep Red District

Palzewicz Goes Progressive in Deep Red District

Democrat opposing Fitzgerald in 5th Congressional District backs guaranteed annual income.

State Received 1.2M Absentee Ballot Requests

State Received 1.2M Absentee Ballot Requests

Despite the president's attacks on absentee voting, many still voting by mail.

High Court Urged to Okay 5% Error Rate in Voter Purge

High Court Urged to Okay 5% Error Rate in Voter Purge

Conservative group WILL argues in favor of wrongly striking 6,500 people from state voter rolls.

Judge Won’t Rule on Student ID Voting Requirements

Judge Won’t Rule on Student ID Voting Requirements

Plaintiffs argue that specific ID requirements are a barrier to voting for students.

Vos, Fitzgerald Appeal Election Deadlines

Vos, Fitzgerald Appeal Election Deadlines

Federal court ruling extended deadlines for online registration and counting absentee ballots.

Is UW-Madison Spreading COVID-19?

Is UW-Madison Spreading COVID-19?

Dane County executive pushes for virtual classes, chancellor says UW efforts are working.

Policing Protests Is More Than ‘Law and Order’

Policing Protests Is More Than ‘Law and Order’

Police officials and experts say responding to protests is a complicated job.

GOP Election Commission Member Helped Green Party

GOP Election Commission Member Helped Green Party

Spindell helped Green Party find lawyer to challenge disqualification from state election ballot.

State High Court Ruling Forces Printers to Stop the Presses

State High Court Ruling Forces Printers to Stop the Presses

Supreme Court wants to consider Green Party challenge to stay on ballot, delay could cause costly confusion.

COVID-19 Spreading Across UW System

COVID-19 Spreading Across UW System

Multiple schools are experiencing high positivity rates, UWM's results unclear.

DOJ announces $41 million for Wisconsin Law Enforcement

DOJ announces $41 million for Wisconsin Law Enforcement

But, no one seems to know how the money will be spent.

State Elections Commission Ready for November

State Elections Commission Ready for November

Report says commission learned important lessons from April election and is ‘prepared' for next one.

Vos Task Force Deflects Actual Action

Vos Task Force Deflects Actual Action

Speaker refuses to convene legislature to address policing and racial disparities.

DNC Rural Council Snubs Wisconsin

DNC Rural Council Snubs Wisconsin

Politicians, rural issues in other states included in meeting, Dairy State ignored.

The Idea Activists and Police Agree On

The Idea Activists and Police Agree On

Why are cops still being sent to respond to mental health crises?

The Summer of Glenn Grothman

The Summer of Glenn Grothman

Wisconsin representative’s latest brainstorm: suggesting anti-vaccine conspiracy theorist speak to Congress.

Karofsky Swearing In During 100-Mile Run

Karofsky Swearing In During 100-Mile Run

New Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice will take oath 35 miles into a 100-mile ultramarathon.

Most District Attorneys Running Unopposed

Most District Attorneys Running Unopposed

Just 6 of 72 counties in state have contested races. 33 counties haven’t had contested DA race since 2008.

How Pandemic Could Reshape Our Cities

How Pandemic Could Reshape Our Cities

Fewer cars, more housing and sustainable infrastructure in cities like Milwaukee?

Kaul Joins Lawsuit Against ICE Rule

Kaul Joins Lawsuit Against ICE Rule

Colleges have protested rule that could mean international students lose their visas.

Wisconsin Universities Slam ICE Rule

Wisconsin Universities Slam ICE Rule

Rule means international students will have to leave the country if their school doesn't offer in-person classes.

Butler Outspends Milwaukee on Per Capita Policing

Butler Outspends Milwaukee on Per Capita Policing

Report shows Milwaukee trails 11 municipalities in state on per-person police spending.

Republicans Flip-Flop on Local Control

Republicans Flip-Flop on Local Control

First demanded local control of COVID-19 rules, now oppose county restrictions.

Wisconsin Schools’ Racial Inequality Worst in U.S.

Wisconsin Schools’ Racial Inequality Worst in U.S.

A report from a financial services website finds the highest graduation gap in Wisconsin.

AG Sues Department of Education Over For-Profit College Rules

AG Sues Department of Education Over For-Profit College Rules

Secretary DeVos department repealed rules aimed at protecting students from fraud.

State’s Police Forces Have Military Arsenals

State’s Police Forces Have Military Arsenals

Including 42 mine resistant vehicles, 2,300 semi-automatic rifles, dozens of night vision tools.

State Will Soon Mail 2.7 Million Absentee Ballot Applications

State Will Soon Mail 2.7 Million Absentee Ballot Applications

After weeks of discussion, the Wisconsin Elections Commission has approved the ballot application language.

UW System Wants To Borrow for Pandemic Costs

UW System Wants To Borrow for Pandemic Costs

President Ray Cross asks legislature to convene a special session.

Democrat Appointed Chair of State Elections Commission

Democrat Appointed Chair of State Elections Commission

Ann Jacobs will lead commission as it wrestles with election policy during a pandemic.

DACA Families Left Out of Pandemic Aid

DACA Families Left Out of Pandemic Aid

Parents of DACA recipients not eligible for stimulus checks and recipients excluded from emergency education grants.

UW Faculty Blast President’s ‘Power Grab’

UW Faculty Blast President’s ‘Power Grab’

COVID-19 plan by UW System leader Ray Cross will centralize power, they charge.

Elections Commission Notes ‘Lessons Learned’

Elections Commission Notes ‘Lessons Learned’

Report says 23,186 ballots in April election were rejected and 120,989 never returned.

Legislative Candidate Collected Signatures By Mail

Legislative Candidate Collected Signatures By Mail

Deb Andraca received five times the necessary nomination signatures.

Tiffany Wins Northwoods Special Election

Tiffany Wins Northwoods Special Election

Republican wins congressional race by 14 points, down from Trump’s 20 point margin in 2016.

Pandemic Compounds Student Debt Crisis

Pandemic Compounds Student Debt Crisis

64% of Wisconsin’s 2018 graduates had debt, averaging $31,705 per person.

College Graduates Face a Shaky Future

College Graduates Face a Shaky Future

Stressful, awful, sad, graduating into a cratered economy.

Right-Wing Groups Linked to #ReopenWisconsin Campaign

Right-Wing Groups Linked to #ReopenWisconsin Campaign

Members of Americans for Prosperity, American Majority and John Birch Society have their hands in the campaign.

Wisconsin’s Missing Absentee Ballots

Wisconsin’s Missing Absentee Ballots

New Elections Commission data shows huge number of ballots across the state didn’t arrive on time.

Reopen Wisconsin Rally Planned

Reopen Wisconsin Rally Planned

A group is organizing a protest of the stay at home order, much like the one in Michigan.

How Will Candidates Get Nomination Signatures?

How Will Candidates Get Nomination Signatures?

Those running for fall elections can now gather signatures. But how to do this during a pandemic?

Zoombombing, Phishing Threaten Governments

Zoombombing, Phishing Threaten Governments

“What we’re seeing is an increase in all forms of cyberattacks.”

Pandemic Decimates Urban Polling Places

Pandemic Decimates Urban Polling Places

Lack of workers leaves few voting sites open in Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Kenosha, Racine.

Could Quarantine Cause More Domestic Violence?

Could Quarantine Cause More Domestic Violence?

Safer-at-Home not necessarily true for victims of child abuse.

Change Election Laws, Mayors Urge

Change Election Laws, Mayors Urge

Mayors of Green Bay, Appleton, Neenah, call for a vote-by-mail only April election.

Wisconsin Court System Slows to A Crawl

Wisconsin Court System Slows to A Crawl

State courts cancel all "non-essential" duties. Is the justice system still functioning?

Extra Pens, Sanitized Voting Machines

Extra Pens, Sanitized Voting Machines

Voting in spring election will be drastically changed by COVID-19, with many voting by mail.